ISLAMABAD: The leaders of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), the 11-party opposition alliance, are likely to announce holding of long march against the government during a meeting scheduled to be held in Islamabad today.

The heads of the 11-party opposition alliance will meet under the chairmanship of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman during which consultations would be held to formulate strategy for the long march and upcoming senate election.

According to sources, tabling of no-confidence motion against the government suggested by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also come under discussion during the meeting.

Earlier on Wednesday, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif had a telephonic conversation to formulate a political strategy for the future.

The two opposition leaders discussed PDM’s strategy going forward, with the PML-N leader agreeing with Fazlur Rehman’s suggestions. According to sources, Nawaz Sharif extended full support to resignations, long march and sit-in.


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